Navigation Links
Youngsters, now have a good reason to interact online

Parents, do you find your children spending precious time online, which you fear would hamper social interaction? Just put aside your fears // for a while and read this. A Northwestern University researcher feels otherwise, after she spent valuable 7 years, observing an online club of 3000 youngsters between 10 to 16 years.

According to Justine Cassel, professor of communication studies and director of the Program on Technology and Social Behavior at Northwestern University, the involvement of youngsters in online communities today is qualitatively, not quantitatively, different than it was a generation ago,"

The annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) which will take place at St. Louis will witness the presentation made by Justine about these findings.

According to her, today’s technology buffs prefer to engage in social activities in front of the computer screen rather than attending meetings in School Gymnasiums or sitting around campfires. By observing and studying the online community from the 1998 summit of youngsters from 139 countries, with entirely different social backgrounds, she and her colleagues David Huffaker of Northwestern University and Dona Tversky of Stanford University found that the youngsters showed extreme civic involvement and cared passionately about their communities and the world. It was startling to find that there were no barriers to communication despite the distance, or the fact that they were not face to face, and surely without any form of adult involvement. The children exchanged ideas in this online forum about how technology can change the lives of the young. They were able to even pick the leaders among the community to represent the group in a personal meeting with political and corporate heads from all over the world.

According to Cassel, "While other studies have reported that leadership in the online world is similar to leadership in the off-line or
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Wine drinkers may have reasons to cheer
2. More compelling reasons to lower blood pressure
3. Likely reason which makes analgesics work against Alzheimers
4. Problem in physical exertion, in obese, could have a GI reason.
5. The reason for Alzheimer’s unearthed
6. Fungal toxins infected corn the reason for congenital defects
7. Huntingtons sufferers have reason to cheer: sufferings might have an end!!!
8. Ignorance - the main reason behind deaths on Mount Everest
9. ‘Aricept’ drug gives an Alzheimer’s patient reason to smle
10. Herbal remedies can have harmful interaction when taken with drugs for rheumatic arthritis
11. Fruits and vegetables found to interact with drugs in a dangerous way
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Youngsters now have good reason interact online

(Date:7/29/2014)... Daily Gossip writes in its Fibroids Miracle review ... will teach users how to permanently eliminate uterine fibroids. The ... all over the world. , They have been able ... as quickly as 12 hours. This means that pain and ... , The Fibroids Miracle review also indicates that the method ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Colorado (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Daily ... that the program was actually created by a popular ... too. He tried numerous treatments for this disorder, but ... found himself in the situation of having to look ... years of research. Dawson used this method, too, to ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... (HealthDay News) --,The time at which heart attack patients ... survival, new research suggests. Showing up at the ... is associated with a 13 percent higher risk for ... Every year, more than 250,000 people suffer a ... heart attack, which is caused by a complete blockage ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July ... on a task, various brain connections fire up. But ... with autism, according to a small new study. ... even less of this "brain flexibility," the researchers found. ... when children with autism are faced with new situations," ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... San Diego CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ... International) is working with its partners to both purchase critical ... supplies from the US to Liberia. These supplies will contain ... is impacting the most heavily populated areas of the country. ... remains very involved in the response to the Ebola outbreak ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Amanda Leto’s Fibroids Miracle Review Reveals Clinically Proven Uterine Fibroids Cure System 2Health News:Natural Vitiligo Treatment System Review Reveals Michael Dawson’s New Vitiligo Cure Program 2Health News:Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes 2Health News:Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study 2Health News:Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study 3Health News:PCI Responds to Ebola Outbreak in Liberia with Supplies, Awareness Campaigns 2Health News:PCI Responds to Ebola Outbreak in Liberia with Supplies, Awareness Campaigns 3
... Be Available Soon for 2007-2008 Season, GAITHERSBURG, ... has resolved the observations made by the U.S. ... of the company,s influenza,vaccine manufacturing facility in Speke, ... of a Warning Letter on May 24, 2007, ...
... visits, U.S. study finds , FRIDAY, Sept. 7 (HealthDay News) -- ... little one and his or her family from getting sick this ... between six months and five years old got their flu shots, ... to flu could be prevented. , "We found that only 12 ...
... Assistant Attorney,General Regina B. Schofield of the ... join nationally renowned medical examiners and,other prominent speakers ... human remains with records of missing persons. The ... as a,repository for information such as height, weight, ...
... Los Angeles, September 7, 2007Postmenopausal women consuming two or ... of endometrial cancer, suggests a study led by researchers ... will appear in the International Journal of Cancer, and ... prospective study to report a significant association between alcohol ...
... 7 Clinical research professionals,from all over the world ... the inaugural Good Clinical Practice Journal (GCPj) Awards. Opening,this ... Sir Gordon Duff said the awards were a most ... new medicines. "I hope,it will become a traditional event ...
... the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over the ... eight countries that lack the large-scale public health resources ... the grant will support the efforts of Tulane researchers, ... Ethiopia and rural Jimma University, to train public ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MedImmune Resolves FDA Observations Regarding Manufacturing Process for FluMist(R) 2Health News:Child's Flu Shot Helps Whole Family 2Health News:Frequent alcohol consumption increases cancer risk in older women 2Health News:Good Clinical Practice Journal Awards: Winners Announced 2Health News:Good Clinical Practice Journal Awards: Winners Announced 3Health News:Good Clinical Practice Journal Awards: Winners Announced 4Health News:Tulane University to receive $14M for international HIV/AIDS program 2
(Date:7/29/2014)... NEW YORK , July 29, 2014 ... and services for the science, technical, and medical communities, ... , the first off-line mobile application of the world-renowned ... of the new AccessMedicine App , available for ... users will now be able to gain access to ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... and TORONTO , ... Corporation (OTCBB: ESAQ), an emerging pharmaceutical company ... of improved novel formulations and alternative dosage ... expansion of its pharmaceutical development implementing its sub-micron ... large molecule drugs that will address indications ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... SALT LAKE CITY , July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... at The Grand American Hotel in Salt ... keynote speakers representing some of most respected healthcare organizations ... Health Catalyst , is an industry conference devoted ... of healthcare analytics,  an essential element of both accountable ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 2McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 3EastGate Acquisitions Announces Expansion of its Pharmaceutical Developments Implementing its Sub-Micron Platform Technology 2EastGate Acquisitions Announces Expansion of its Pharmaceutical Developments Implementing its Sub-Micron Platform Technology 3EastGate Acquisitions Announces Expansion of its Pharmaceutical Developments Implementing its Sub-Micron Platform Technology 4Health Catalyst Adds Keynote Speakers, New Sessions, and Expands Attendee Limit for Healthcare Analytics Summit 2014 2Health Catalyst Adds Keynote Speakers, New Sessions, and Expands Attendee Limit for Healthcare Analytics Summit 2014 3Health Catalyst Adds Keynote Speakers, New Sessions, and Expands Attendee Limit for Healthcare Analytics Summit 2014 4Health Catalyst Adds Keynote Speakers, New Sessions, and Expands Attendee Limit for Healthcare Analytics Summit 2014 5
... in the palm of your hand. OHTS ... IOP readings more meaningful with IOPac - the ... The IOPac is designed for the ... in a portable platform and is the only ...
... a fundus camera which is ... photography with two angles of,view: ... 22 for non-mydriatic photography). You ... 35-mm film,Polaroid film, video tape ...
... MDoffice seamlessly integrates practice ... optimize and simplify office and ... scheduling, charting, billing, accounting and ... providers, facilities and specialties. MDoffice ...
... slit lamp is a ... that is designed with ... and has standard 10X ... design provides increased optical ...
Medicine Products: